Welcome to my site featuring mods and wheeling of Toyota trucks and 4Runners.
Please note that I have not added any new Toy related stuff in quite a while. Also, note that
Offroad.com is redating some of my old articles from the mid 90s and labeling them as 2005-6.

HOMEBREW
HYDRO BENDER


ROKTOY
TUBE PROJECT

Buggy sold in Dec 2007

Frame Mods

Drivetrain Mounting

Tube Chassis - Part 1

Tube Chassis - Part 2

Tube Chassis - Part 3

Steering Setup

Axles & Hydro Assist

Firewall & Pedals

Engine & Cooling

Wiring & Gauges

Interior, Storage, etc.

Final Summary

4-Link Rear



Tube Bed Design


Third Member Setup


Email to:
jayk3@mindspring.com

2001 Tacoma build as featured online and in print at 4 Wheel Drive & Sport Utility Magazine


SUSPENSION

Front Live Axle Suspension Info
Project Mini - Straight Axle Swap - Part 1
Project Mini - Straight Axle Swap - Part 2
Jack's IFS to Straight Axle Conversion
Rear Suspension Info
Original Mazda Rear Spring Swap
Detailed Mazda Spring Swap Info
Project Mini - Rear Suspension - Part 1
Project Mini - Rear Suspension - Part 2
Quick-Release Torque Rod
Shock Mounting Info

GEAR STUFF

Toyota Third Member Setup
Gear Tech for Toys
Solid Spacer vs. Crush Sleeve
Engine RPM Calculation Table

DRIVELINE & BRAKES

Rear Disc Brake Conversion
Detailed Disc Brake Swap Info
Driveshaft Flange Modification
SS Brake Line Protection

ENGINE SWAP

Engine Swap Info
Chevy V6 Conversion Info
Tachometer Recalibration

BODY & ARMOR

Tube Bed Design
Front Fender Tubbing
Bobbed Bed Info
Project Mini - Bobbing the Bed
High Clearance Crossmembers
Custom Front Bumper Design
Custom Console

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(Last update: 6 June 2009) Copyright © Jay Kopycinski, 1994 - 2009